Tay Chee Toh

Born: 
1941
Place: 
Johor
Category: 
Nanyang
Senior
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1966 | Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Kuching, Sarawak

1967 | British Council Gallery, Singapore

1972 | Alpha Gallery, Singapore

1973 | Alpha Gallery, Singapore

1974 | Mekpayab Art Centre, Bangkok

1981 | Taipei Art Exhibition, Taiwan

1987 | Tay Chee Tohs 1st Sculpture Exhibition, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore

2001 | Bodylines, Sculpture & paintings show, ARTrium@MITA, Singapore

2011 | Art in Motion : Hanging Mobiles, Art Seasons Gallery, Singapore

 

EDUCATION

1958-1960 | Studied at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

1985 | Cultural Medallion Award, Government of Singapore

 

HONOURS/AWARDS

1962 | 2nd prize winner, Mother & Child, Kuala Lumpur

1964 | 2nd & 3rd prizes winner, Joy of Living, Kuala Lumpur

1965 | 3rd prize winner,  Malaysian Art & Craft, Kuala Lumpur

1969 | Selection for UNICEF Greeting Card

1981 | Tan Tze Chor prizes, Singapore Art Society Exhibition

– 1st prize painting & 4th prize sculpture Innovation Art Exhibition, Ministry of Culture & Singapore Airlines, National Museum Art Gallery

1982 | 2nd prize winner, Painting of the Year Competition, United Overseas Bank, Singapore

1983 | Consolation prize winner, Painting of The Year Competition, United Overseas Bank, Singapore

1984 | 2nd prize winner, Australian Art Award 84

1985 | 1st prize winner, Painting of The Year Competition, United Overseas Bank, Singapore

– 3rd prize winner, Australian Art Award 85

– National Day Art Exhibition, Overseas Education Study Tour Award

– Special Award in Art Exhibitions, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Alumni

– The Society of Chinese Artists, 50th Anniversary Art Award (Western Painting Category)

– Cultural Medallion Award – Ministry of Culture conferred by the Government of Singapore

1993 | 1st prize winner, Real Estate Developer Association of Singapore, Building Sculpture Competition / Exhibition 93

1999 | Abstract Painting Distinction Award Singapore Art Society

 

Commissions of artworks

1987 | Hanging Mobile Sculpture for Mass Rapid Transit, (MRTC) at Orchard Station, Singapore

1988 | Hanging Mobile Sculpture for Housing Development Board main office in Bukit Merah, Singapor

1991 | Portrait Oil Painting for Philips Pte Ltd, Singapore

1993 | Miniature Sculpture (duplicate from the Rustling Sculpture) by Redas for Minister of State of Information and the Arts.

 

AUCTION

2013 Nov | Christie’s Hong Kong Special Selection of Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art | A View of Singapore River, 1968 | ink and gouache on rice paper (94.5cm x 46cm), HK$ 50,000 (USD 6,482)

2013 Nov | Christie’s Hong Kong Special Selection of Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art | Dayak Girl with Pipe, 1985 | ink and gouache on rice paper (59cm x 105cm), HK$ 62,500 (USD 8,062)

2014 Dec | Bonhams Fine Art & Antiques | Satay Sellers, 1963 | watercolour (90.5cm x 38cm), RM 9,790 (£ 1,625)

2014 Dec | Bonhams Fine Art & Antiques | Three Figures, 1963 | oil on board (88cm x 63cm), RM 9,037 (£ 1,500)

2014 May | Christie’s Hong Kong Asian 20th Century Art | Two Girls | ink and gouache on paper (95cm x 46cm), HK$ 75,000 (USD 9,716)

2015 Oct | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Aquabiotic 1X, 1972 | batik (104cm x 89cm), RM 16,908

2015 May | Christie’s Hong Kong Asian 20th Century Art | At The Market, 1963 | ink and gouache on paper (90cm x 38cm), HK$ 62,500 (usd 8,101)

2015 May | Christie’s Hong Kong Asian 20th Century Art | Three Boys, 1963 | oil on board (89cm x 63cm), HK $ 87,500 (USD 11,342)

2015 Nov | Christie’s Hong Kong Convergences: A Special Sale of Singapore Art | Girl in Hammock, 1970 | oil on canvas (67cm x 102cm), HK$ 87,500 (USD 11,343)